Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 73 82
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 -30
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 42 92 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.82% 3.57% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 6.22% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 45
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £68,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -7.22%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 536 1,480 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 61.47% 57.45% 49.82%
Number of salaries quoted 331 929 806
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,700 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Azure
3 23 (54.76%) Python
4 21 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
6 16 (38.10%) AWS
6 16 (38.10%) DevOps
7 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (33.33%) Finance
8 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
8 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (30.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (30.95%) Ansible
9 11 (26.19%) Docker
9 11 (26.19%) GCP
9 11 (26.19%) Kubernetes
9 11 (26.19%) Splunk
9 11 (26.19%) Office 365
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.19%) VMware
9 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
9 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (23.81%) Puppet
10 10 (23.81%) Open Source
10 10 (23.81%) Go

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Azure
2 16 (38.10%) AWS
3 11 (26.19%) GCP
3 11 (26.19%) Office 365
4 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Functions
5 3 (7.14%) PaaS
5 3 (7.14%) Serverless
6 2 (4.76%) IaaS
6 2 (4.76%) SaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.38%) GitHub
7 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) LAN
1 7 (16.67%) WAN
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Skype
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) H.323
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
2 1 (2.38%) QGIS
2 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
3 10 (23.81%) IBM UrbanCode
3 10 (23.81%) Travis CI
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) CMake
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technology Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) OpenCL
4 3 (7.14%) OpenGL
4 3 (7.14%) QML
4 3 (7.14%) Qt
4 3 (7.14%) React
4 3 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) Sass
4 3 (7.14%) VTK
4 3 (7.14%) Vulkan
4 3 (7.14%) WinForms
4 3 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.14%) Cloud Native
3 3 (7.14%) CUDA
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (4.76%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (4.76%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Mesosphere
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.81%) Disruptive Innovation
4 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.14%) Physics
7 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 20 (47.62%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) Go
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) C-shell
7 3 (7.14%) Fortran
7 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) MCSA
1 2 (4.76%) MCSE
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Ansible
2 11 (26.19%) Kubernetes
3 10 (23.81%) Automic
3 10 (23.81%) Consul
3 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (23.81%) Prometheus
3 10 (23.81%) Puppet
3 10 (23.81%) Terraform
4 6 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Splunk
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) BT
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Logi
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) TIBCO